Cristina Barbieri

Cristina Barbieri

Lyric Soprano

lives in Modena Italy
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2017Mozart: RequiemSoprano
2012Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreAdina
2007Verdi: FalstaffAlice Ford
2006Bizet: CarmenMicaëla
2004Donizetti: Don PasqualeNorina
2002Puccini: Gianni SchicchiLauretta
2002Puccini: TurandotLiù
2002Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Anna
2000Puccini: La BohèmeMimì
2000Gounod: FaustMarguerite
2000Puccini: Gianni SchicchiNella
1991Paisiello: NinaNina

Bio

Cristina Barbieri graduated "cum laude" at the "
Girolamo Frescobaldi" Conservatory of Ferrara  Italy . 
She has studied further with Magda Olivero and Ferruccio Tagliavini at
the "Accademia Lirica" in Parma (Italy)She has studied with Alain
Billard, Marie christine Billard, P.Venturi, A.Pola, R.Kabaivanska, D.Dorow,
W.Salio, A.Bosman, R.Kettelson, and recently she has attended M.Freni’s Master
Class
She was a Finalist of the
XXXII National "Verdi-Toscanini" Voice Competition of Parma and in
1992 she was one of the winners of
the " Luciano Pavarotti-Philadelphia Opera Company International Voice
Competition" (USA).
She was one of the Winners
of the "Operalia Competition Placido Domingo" in 1994.
She partecipated in the 1988-89 season at the Teatro Comunale of
Modena( ITALY) in Puccini's "Manon
Lescaut", with Mirella Freni and Roberto Abbado.
In July 1991 she made her debut in the titlerole of Paisiello's "La Nina Pazza per Amore" at the Montepulciano's
festival, during which she also sang Mozart's "Spaur-Messe", conducted by Hans Werner Henze.During the
200th anniversary of La Fenice in Venice she sang the role of Tebaldo in Verdi's "Don Carlos" with Raina Kabaivanska and Samuel Remey
conducted by Daniel Oren.
During the 1991-92 season she 
made her debut at the Opera de Montecarlo in the world premiere of
Sergio Rendine's "Un Segreto
d'importanza" and in Puccini's "Gianni
Schicchi" as Lauretta,
conducted by Gianluigi Gelmetti, which werw repeated at the Teatro Comunale of
Treviso and in Schwetzingen's Festival.
In 1992 she furthemore sang "La
Rondine" (Yvette) at the
Suddeutscher Rundfunk in Stuttgart,during a performance which was broadcasted
all over Europe and she was engaged in Treviso for the revival of "Un Segreto d'importanza" and"Gianni Schicchi".
During 1993 she made her succesful debut as Mimì in "La Bohème
"conducted by L.Salemno at the Philadelphia Opera (USA) and at the Teatro
Valli of Reggio Emilia (Italy). She appeared in "Gianni Schicchi" as Lauretta  and 
"Tabarro" at the
Festival dei due Mondi of Spoleto, where she also performed Schubert's "Messa in C 167" with the
Westminster Choir: Other engagements included a concert with Giuseppe Sabbatini
at the Harewood House (UK) registrated of Yorkshire Television and Classic
Music Television ( UK) LTD,a recital at the Folcalquier Festival (France) and
the new debut as Margherita in
Gounod's "Faust" in
Sassari (ITALY) conducted by Alain Guingal. Recently she sang Mendelssohn's
"Ein Sommernachtstraum"
with the Orchestra RAI of  Torino
conducted by Frank Shipway and she sang the title role of Costanza and Isabella in
the world premiere of Franco Battiato's "Il Cavaliere dell'Intelletto" in Palermo,Torino,Cosenza,
Jesi,Modena,Piacenza, Parma,(Italy). In 1995 season she made her debut as Merlina 
in "L'Impresario in Angustie"
of  Cimarosa  at Radio Lugano and she  as Adina
in L’Elisir  d'amore of Donizetti  at Modena's Theatre and Ravenna conducted by
M° R.Bonynge.  During 1996 she sang in
Mascagni's Iris  at  the
München Rundfunk  with the Münchener
Philharmoniker conducted by Gianluigi Gelmetti,and in the Il Cavaliere dell'ntelletto revivals in Messina,Catania,Fano's
Festival (Italy). She was Mimì in Puccini's La Bohème at Opéra Royal de Wallonie(Belgium) and at the Grand
Theatre Opera de Reims (France). In the 1997 she was  Berta
in  Rossini's  Il Barbiere di Siviglia at
Teatro Dell' Opera of Roma,and in the 
summer 1997 she made her debut as Susanna
in  the
Le Nozze di Figaro of Mozart conducted by A. Sisillo at  Fano's 
Festival ( Italy). She was a Finalist
at Accademia di Perfezionamento per Cantanti Lirici in Milano Teatro alla Scala
in 1997 edition.
In 1997 she was at theWelsh National Opera of Cardiff (UK.) for
the  new debut as Micaela in Bizet's  Carmen .
In  the season 1998,  she sang in Mascagni’s Iris  at Teatro Regio in
Torino, after she was Anne in  The
Rake’s Progress of Stravinsky in Modena’s Theatre and Ferrara,  Reggio Emila. During the season,1999-2000 she
sang Musetta in Puccini’s La Boheme at the Bologna’s Theatre.
She sang at the Concertgebouw of 
Amsterdam the role of Nella
in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, condocted by Riccardo Chally.
In the same season, she was Margherita
in Gounod’s Faust at the Teatro
Massimo in Palermo and in the same theatre was Mimì in Puccini’s La Boheme
too.
She made er debut in 2000 as Liù in 
Puccini’s Turandot in Sassari
and she sang Magda in Puccini’s La Rondine at  Teatro dell’Opera in Rome. Then she was Mimì in La Boheme at Teatro Verdi in Messina. During the season 2002 she
sang in Rome, at Teatro dell’Opera as Lauretta
in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and she
made her debut as Donna Anna in
Mozart’s Don Giovanni in Palermo. In
the season 2002-03 she sang Liù in
Puccini’s Turandot, at Modena,
Piacenza, Ferrara. In the season 2004 she made her  debut as Norina
in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Baltimore’s Opera
Company (USA).In the 2005 she sang during 
the  concert in honor of Mirella
Freni  for celebrate  her fifthy years of career. In 2005 she was Micaela in Bizet’s Carmen to the Teatro Comunale in Modena Italy and recently she sang
Requiem of G.Veneri in the world
premiere at  Parma and Reggio Emilia. In
the summer  season 2006 she sang Liù from Turandot of Puccini in Caracalla (Rome).In the same season she sang
Micaela from Carmen of Bizet at Teatro Verdi in Salerno,and Mimì from Puccini’s Boheme at Catanzaro.During the season 2007/8
she sang Alice form Verdi’s Falsatff
at the Staattheater in Bern.(Swiss).In March she sang  in 
Verdi ‘s GLORIA  and in Haydn's Missa Brevis   in
Modena, Italy.
She 
taught in a masterclass  at
Toronto “Opera collegium foundation.” as  
voice teacher .In the season 2009 she sang Mimì from Boheme of
Puccini at  55° Puccini Festival of  Torre del Lago .She sang Anna from Le Villi of
Puccini in Oviedo Spain
In the season 2010 sang from Schumann’s Manfred 
at Teatro Regio in Torino Recently she has  sang Leonora
from Oberto conte di San Bonifacio of
Verdi in Piacenza.In season 2012 she sang Adina from Donizetit  Elisir d'amore in Salle de la Colture in
Fayance. She sang Mimì from Puccini's Boheme,in Teatro Mazzacorati
Bologna,Italy. In december 2012 she sang in Modena, Teatro Comunale Pavarotti,Adina, Donizeti's from Elisir
d'Amore,and  the same role,at Salle de
la Culture  in Fayanc,France. In 2014 and 2015 she sang in many recitas in Italy and,during one of
this, she  received the
award "G.Rossini" from
the Associazione  G.Rossini in Modena. In
the 2015 she sang Faurè's Requiem at
S.Bartolomeo Chuch in Modena
 In 2016,she sang in Vignola's Teatro Fabbri
and in Modena's Teatro L.Pavarotti ,where she 
presented her 
latest CD dedicated  to the composer Luigi Gazzotti's Arie da camera by Tactus particulary intersting 
because are songs never recorded before, in the world.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ex7DkQ1RQtQ  

Next October, she will sing  at  "
Club Mirella Freni" in Modena, 
where she will recive the prize "Mirella Freni"


 

She worked with conductores such as:
R.Chally, D. Gatti, M. Stenz, W. H. Henze, L. Salemno, F.Shipway, R Bonynge, M.
Benini, M.Boni, P.Olmi, L.Karytinos,  M.
De Bernard,   G. Gelmetti, A. Sisillo, C.
Rizzi, S.Ranzani, A.Veronesi, S.Mercurio, A.Guingal, N.Conti, S.Colò, F.Pleyer,
G. Ferro, G.Veneri, A.Bosman, D.Gatti, A.Veronesi, N. Luisotti, M. Stefanelli,
L.Magiera, D.Oren, C.Desderi, A.Mustonen, A.Lombard, F.Rosa,
G.Muglialdo,G.Noseda;
directors such as: M. Bolognini, G.
Montaldo, S.Monti, F. Crivelli, B. De Tomasi, L. Puggelli, C. Lievi, L.
Mariani, D. Krief, G. Barberio Corsetti, G.Ciabatti, G. De Monticelli, M.
Scaparro, B. De Simone, U. De Hana, G.Frigeni, L.Codignola, M.Pontiggia,
J.L.Plaza, S.Vizioli,H.Brookhaus,E.Gramss,G.Pontecorvo.
orchestras such as: Orchestra della RAI, Orchestra della Radio
Svizzera Italiana (RSI), Munchener Philarmoniker, Welsh National Orchestra,
Virtuosi Italiani, Archi Italiani, Orchestra Sinfonica di San Remo, Orchestra
Sinfonica A.Toscanini, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Orchestra della Radio di
Stoccarda (SDR), Amsterdam’s 
Concertgebouw Orchestra.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Requiem Soprano chiesa San Bartolomeo Modena 2017
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore Adina Immediately Teatro Comunale di Modena 2012
Verdi: Falstaff Alice Ford 1 week Opera Theatre Berna 2007
Bizet: Carmen Micaëla Immediately Teatro Verdi Salerno 2006
Donizetti: Don Pasquale Norina Immediately Opera Baltimore 2004

Awards

Rossini
2017